go to sleep


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Verb1.go to sleep - prepare for sleepgo to sleep - prepare for sleep; "I usually turn in at midnight"; "He goes to bed at the crack of dawn"
bed down, bunk down - go to bed; "We bedded down at midnight"
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Well, when the dark shut down, in the rugged hills, that poor little chap had been tearing around in the saddle all day, and I noticed by the slack knee-pressure that she was tired and tottery, and I got dreadfully afraid; but every time I tried to slow down and let her go to sleep, so I could stop, she hurried me up again; and so, sure enough, at last over she went!
I wished for John, but he had eight miles to walk, so I lay down in my straw and tried to go to sleep.
The wind wuthered so I couldn't go to sleep and I heard some one crying and wanted to find out who it was.
As soon as he has come up he lies down, and goes to sleep in a great sea cave, where the seals--Halosydne's chickens as they call them--come up also from the grey sea, and go to sleep in shoals all round him; and a very strong and fish-like smell do they bring with them.
Then he slept and in all Winesburg he was the last soul on that winter night to go to sleep.
Somehow, I do not dread being alone tonight, and I can go to sleep without fear.
If I see a rat, you won't stop; and if I go to sleep, you get fooling about with the boat, and slop me overboard.
The you must return to your palace, bathe, and go to sleep, and when you awake to-morrow morning you will be cured.
Sea Catch sunk his head proudly between his fat shoulders and pretended to go to sleep for a few minutes, but all the time he was keeping a sharp lookout for a fight.
And now I suppose we'd better go to sleep," suggested Jane.
He isn't on a box to-day," said I; "and I never knew him to go to sleep standing up behind us on a sleigh.
They were very playful and inclined to talk--to do anything but lie quiet and go to sleep.